ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Apr 2013In April 2013, the Swiss government announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
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On 24 April 2013, the Federal council announced to invoke the safeguard clause 'Ventil Klausel' that allows for temporary restrictions on 5-year residence permits for immigrants from the EU17 countries.
This measure will be in place for the next 12 months and will not affect short-term permits (category L permits). The clause entered into force on 1 May 2013.